Football Manager 2021’s main winter update is out now


Football Manager 2021’s main winter update is accessible now, and it brings with it greater than 3.7 million database modifications that mirror up-to-date data on gamers’ efficiency by way of this season thus far. The update additionally contains some enhancements and fixes to the sport, addressing a number of the bizarre little annoyances you could have encountered within the soccer sport.

The database modifications cowl issues like real-world transfers, managerial modifications, and participant stats which have modified over the course of the present season. You’ll have to start out a brand new profession so as to see these knowledge modifications and competitors updates in your sport, however the remainder of the enhancements within the patch are appropriate together with your present saves.

Sports Interactive has made some modifications to the logic governing Club Vision and supervisor appointments, and has addressed some points with incorrect (and puzzling) questions being requested throughout press conferences that don’t correspond with the outcomes of the most recent match. The match engine has seen some tweaks, together with enhancements to goalkeeper distribution and assistant recommendation throughout the pre-game construct up and matches.

The studio says one other winter update is due out in a number of weeks, which is able to mirror switch home windows that shut in February. These embody Russian and Chinese leagues, the American MLS, free transfers within the EFL, and others.

Here is the complete (non-exhaustive) changelog for the 21.3 Winter Update, by way of the Football Manager forums:

Database and Research

  • Over 3.7 million updates mirror actual life, together with (however not restricted to) transfers, managerial modifications, and participant attributes

Stability and Technical

  • Number of stability fixes and enhancements


  • Further enhancements to complete participant rely and variety of newgens generated in youth intakes
  • Number of enhancements to holding participant guarantees
  • Re-enabled choice to ask board for Reserve/U23 workforce
  • Improvements to Club Vision logic
  • Tweaked logic to make person supervisor appointments extra life like
  • Fixed press convention questions being requested incorrectly following sure outcomes
  • Recruitment conferences being pushed extra by agreed membership visions
  • ‘Interest in transfer’ filter participant search repair for when person supervisor modifications golf equipment
  • Improvements to workers given non-playing workers appointment obligations
  • Newgen workers now appropriately having second nationalities set
  • Improved switch logic for MLS groups at sport begin
  • Improved MLS groups wage cap administration

Match Engine 21.6.0

  • Further balancing of participant rankings throughout each full and fast match engines
  • Number of enhancements and fixes to match stats, together with key tackles, clear-cut possibilities and interceptions
  • Improved goalkeeper distribution when set tactically by way of directions
  • Improvements to assistant recommendation throughout pre-game construct up and matches

Competitions and Rule Groups*

  • Removed wage cap for EFL League One and Two
  • AI groups making higher participant registration selections in England
  • Fix for person not with the ability to register squad modifications
  • Champions Cup sub guidelines corrected for second knock-out spherical
  • Fixed incorrect age restriction showing in Germany
  • Improvements to MLS switch window and roster freeze dates
  • Added MLS 2021 Schedule dates and up to date Superdraft course of
  • Fixed incorrect Serie C and D groups showing in Italian Cup in 2020/21
  • Updated construction in India for 2020-21 season
  • Various Brazilian state championship updates
  • Resolved Portuguese switch window and registration window finish date mismatch
  • Resolved French switch window and registration window finish date mismatch

User Interface

  • Added help particulars to the purpose caption in matches
  • Fix for clean speech bubble showing when discussing damaged promise with participant
  • Sent off participant now clearly proven throughout workforce talks
  • Fixed uncommon problem the place purpose captions might get caught on display
  • Fixed workforce overwhelmed within the cup incorrectly displaying because the earlier winner
  • Addressed problem the place customers unable to return to workforce discuss after coming into ways at half-time

Pre-Game Editor

  • Enable customers to have the ability to search by participant attributes
  • Fixed warning when verifying any superior European membership continental guidelines file

Network Games

  • Fixes for mid-term draft course of in Fantasy Draft
  • Fix for shoppers with the ability to set highlights degree outdoors these set by host

*In some cases, modifications to competitions, guidelines and registrations would require beginning a brand new sport to come back into impact.